Traveling in Guatemala:

Special Events

Guatemala features a wide variety of attractions and is well worth a visit year round. There are a few very special events, however, which can make your vacation in Guatemala even more exciting and unforgettable.

Easter Week in Antigua Guatemala
Year after year, the Easter celebrations in Antigua Guatemala, which begin on Ash Wednesday and reach their peak on Good Friday, attract a multitude of visitors from all over the world. Magnificently adorned ceremonial floats and colorful carpets of flowers and colored sawdust in the streets give Antigua a splendid ambiance that is nearly unique in the entire Spanish-speaking world.